If you are concerned that you are developing a mental health problem you should seek the advice and support of your GP as a matter of priority.

If you are in distress and need immediate help and are unable to see a GP, you should visit your local A&E.

There are also a number of mental health organisations that provide helplines.

Samaritans: Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 116 123 (free 24 hour)



SANEline: If you’re experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else.

Phone:  0300 304 7000 (4.30pm–10.30pm every day).